Press Releases

May 7, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Riggleman applauded a joint decision today made by the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Labor to make available an additional 30,000 H-2B Visas. H-2B temporary non-agricultural worker visas allow for seasonal workers to come to the U.S. and are a critical need for small businesses in the 5th District that rely on temporary laborers to meet the demands of a robust economy. This visa is only available for work that is temporary in nature, such as loggers and workers in the hospitality industry.
May 2, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON- Congressman Denver Riggleman (VA-05) announced today his staff will be hosting mobile office hours on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Constituents are invited to meet with a representative of the office in Brunswick County, Fauquier County, Lunenburg County, Madison County, Mecklenburg County, and Rappahannock County.
May 2, 2019 Press Release
Washington-Congressman Denver Riggleman held a press conference Wednesday morning with three other Members of the Freshman Working Group on Addiction. Rep. Riggleman, along with Rep. David Trone (D-MD), Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ), and Rep. Kelly Armstrong (R-ND) introduced a bill to authorize $5 billion in funding for State Opioid Response (SOR) Grants and Tribal Opioid Response (TOR) Grants over five years. This is an important step to combat the opioid crisis that has taken hold across the county.
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May 1, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Denver Riggleman spoke on the House floor today and gave a 1-minute speech about Microsoft's recent investment in Southside Virginia. Microsoft recently named Southern Virginia as one of six TechSpark regions in which they will work with businesses, startups, nonprofits and entrepreneurs to address technology challenges in the region. Microsoft will invest over $5 million to build the SOVA Innovation Hub, which will be located in downtown South Boston, Va.
May 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington— Congressman Denver Riggleman (R-VA) and Congressman David Scott (D-GA) introduced H.R. 2391, the Improving Rural Access to Power Act of 2019 yesterday.  This bipartisan bill would amend the Federal Home Loan Bank Act to provide investment authority to support rural infrastructure development.

April 18, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Denver Riggleman (VA-05) announced today his staff will be hosting mobile office hours on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Constituents are invited to meet with a representative of the office in Charlotte County, Halifax County, and Prince Edward County.
April 17, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Denver Riggleman joined Majority Whip Steve Scalise and other lawmakers on Whip Scalise's annual offshore energy tour. Whip Scalise arranges a tour each year to expose lawmakers to Louisiana's offshore energy industry and educate them on its positive impact on our Nation's economy.
April 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGON – Congressman Denver Riggleman introduced a resolution on Friday afternoon commending the University of Virginia men’s basketball team for winning the 2019 NCAA Championship.  The resolution, H.Res.320, was co-sponsored by members of the Virginia delegation from both sides of the aisle. 

April 15, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Denver Riggleman (VA-05) announced today his staff will be hosting mobile office hours on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Constituents are invited to meet with a representative of the office in Appomattox County, Bedford County, Cumberland County, and Nelson County.
April 12, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Denver Riggleman and the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing yesterday with the CEOs of seven of America’s largest banks.

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